A West Carleton Canada Day

By Jake Davies - West Carleton Online

WEST CARLETON – You can hit five different celebrations on Canada Day without ever leaving West Carleton – because we know how to party.

Kick-off your day with a hearty breakfast at the Canada Day Seniors Breakfast hosted by the Huntley Community Association at the Huntley Mess Hall (2240 Craig Side Rd.).

“Join the Huntley Community Association (HCA) for a free Canada Day Seniors’ Breakfast sponsored by Coun. Eli El-Chantiry,” the HCA released in a statement. “Come celebrate Canada Day with your neighbours over a complimentary breakfast. This event is open to all seniors who wish to attend. There is no need to RSVP, simply drop-in and join the party.”

The Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum will also be hosting a morning event. Drop by or book now for their annual event running from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 3929 Carp Rd.

“Join us at the Diefenbunker Museum on Canada’s 152nd birthday,” museum staff released in a statement. “We’ll have family-friendly activities, a Canada themed scavenger hunt through the entire four-story underground bunker, an obstacle course and more. Entry time must be booked ahead of time. Entry cannot be guaranteed without a pre-booked ticket.”

In Constance Bay, the West Carleton Legion will be hosting a celebration and barbecue. The part gets underway at 1 p.m. at the branch at 377 Allbirch Rd.

“Celebrate the nation’s birthday in Constance Bay at the West Carleton Legion, Branch 616,” Legion volunteers released in a statement. “Live music gets underway at 1 p.m. and continues until 6 p.m. There will be a cash BBQ for approximately $5 a plate and refreshments will be available. Everyone welcome.”

In Dunrobin at the Eagle Creek Golf Club, Light Up Dunrobin gets underway starting at 3 p.m. with a line-up of talented musicians headlined by Juno award winning, Kira Isabella.

“The Light Up Dunrobin Canada Day event is a celebration to bring our community together,” organizers released in a statement. “Enjoy an afternoon of amazing music, delicious food and beautiful friends. The event will be capped off with an awe-inspiring fireworks display.”

For tickets, click here.

Last but never least, the Corkery Community Association is hosting its annual Canada Day celebration at the Corkery Community Centre at 3447 Almonte Rd.

Organizers are having a later start that usual turning the day event in to an early evening party.

The entertainment line-up starts at 4:30 p.m. with some entertainment for the younger community members topped by the Steve Stacey Band hitting the stage at 8:30 p.m. followed by fireworks.

“Join us for a family-friendly, fun-filled afternoon,” organizers released in a statement.

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